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    NRL Fantasy 2021 Part 39 - You get an injury, and you get an injury, and you get a suspension!

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    Post by sgdragons10 Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:16 am

    Do we know Sam verrills BE?? Not showing up on the website?
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    Post by Liverpool_Bulldog Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:17 am

    @sgdragons10 wrote:Do we know Sam verrills BE?? Not showing up on the website?

    19?
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    Post by mrbrownstone Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:26 am

    Surprised at the lack of interest in Hopo given the Hampton, SCrit, Farnworth mentions on here.

    Also has DPP, far better job security than Hampton at least.

    He's like a low-end Tohu, Mr Consistent with 4/6 scores between 29 and 32 this year, the outliers being 18 and 38.

    His all-time record is equally consistent in 60+ mins at centre. He's gone below 20 three times ever (18, 18, 19), and just the once since 2014, which was in R4 this year.

    He may not set the world on fire (although does have a big score in him), but you can almost guarantee a 20 at worst and won't get Roberts levels of bed-shitting.

    Not the most exciting pick, but he's on my radar.
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    Post by multiple.scoregasms Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:27 am

    @WT Winfield wrote:Trbo's injury history is the only reason not to get him.

    Priced at low 40s and averaged high 40s under the old rules. Even if no uptick, he's good value and allows cash to be spent on upgrading a spud to Moses/Haas etc.

    I'll personally never rule a player out for injury history. Most started the year with Brailey, Watson, Bird, Liddle, Simonsson who were coming off injuries, with a sprinkle of Moylan, Niu, Lodge. Most of those guys looked like good cow options that would probably not end up as a keeper in preseason. Now we have Turbo who can rival Teddy/Ponga on his day as a keeper available for 500k. One of the easiest trades of the year for me would be grabbing Turbo this week
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    Post by Krump Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:29 am

    @sgdragons10 wrote:So for those off turbo, who do you trade in at similar price?
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    Post by multiple.scoregasms Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:29 am

    @mrbrownstone wrote:Surprised at the lack of interest in Hopo given the Hampton, SCrit, Farnworth mentions on here.

    Also has DPP, far better job security than Hampton at least.

    He's like a low-end Tohu, Mr Consistent with 4/6 scores between 29 and 32 this year, the outliers being 18 and 38.

    His all-time record is equally consistent in 60+ mins at centre. He's gone below 20 three times ever (18, 18, 19), and just the once since 2014, which was in R4 this year.

    He may not set the world on fire (although does have a big score in him), but you can almost guarantee a 20 at worst and won't get Roberts levels of bed-shitting.

    Not the most exciting pick, but he's on my radar.

    Will probably be one of my centres for the run home
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    Post by WT Winfield Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:42 am

    @multiple.scoregasms wrote:

    I'll personally never rule a player out for injury history. Most started the year with Brailey, Watson, Bird, Liddle, Simonsson who were coming off injuries, with a sprinkle of Moylan, Niu, Lodge. Most of those guys looked like good cow options that would probably not end up as a keeper in preseason. Now we have Turbo who can rival Teddy/Ponga on his day as a keeper available for 500k. One of the easiest trades of the year for me would be grabbing Turbo this week

    I tend to factor it in, but possibly a misguided thought process. I wasn't keen on Trbo initially this week, but came around when seeing the other upgrades that could be made. Basically comes down to price for me, if they're cheap enough then it's worth the risk.

    I can understand others being wary because the injuries have been a constant for Trbo, but the string of posts questioning his scoring ability seemed off.
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    Post by Erin Moleman Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:46 am

    Agree with the above and it’s not like Ponga can’t get injured himself, that being said he’s at a price where a straight swap would probably be possible I guess that’s the difference.
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    Post by robelgordo Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:48 am

    I’ve gone cold on Trbo because I have 3 decent WFB available this week and it exhausts all my ITB

    If I needed a WFB, or even if I didn’t have depth problems in other positions, I’d be all over him.
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    Post by StuDogg101 Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:56 am

    I'm not getting Turbo this week because the opportunity cost for me is Moses, who I'd rather have to shore up my halves. Will reevaluate next week if need be.
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    Post by FaringdonSwirl Thu Apr 22, 2021 2:57 am

    @mrbrownstone wrote:Surprised at the lack of interest in Hopo given the Hampton, SCrit, Farnworth mentions on here.

    Also has DPP, far better job security than Hampton at least.

    He's like a low-end Tohu, Mr Consistent with 4/6 scores between 29 and 32 this year, the outliers being 18 and 38.

    His all-time record is equally consistent in 60+ mins at centre. He's gone below 20 three times ever (18, 18, 19), and just the once since 2014, which was in R4 this year.

    He may not set the world on fire (although does have a big score in him), but you can almost guarantee a 20 at worst and won't get Roberts levels of bed-shitting.

    Not the most exciting pick, but he's on my radar.

    Yeah have been looking at him too. Tossing up between Hampton/Crichton/Hopoate. Leaning towards Hampton as I've saved 5 trades so far so feel like I can take the gamble to get a better scorer than Hopo and more cash gen than Crichton.
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    Post by Milchcow Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:02 am


    Trbo's averages when fit for the last few years

    2020 - 44.6
    2019 - 52.7
    2018 - 50.4
    2017 - 47.4

    Obviously he has had injuries limiting his game time - but if he gets onto the field he can score points.
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    Post by Milchcow Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:03 am

    @Krump wrote:
    Doueihi

    Doueihi is the non-Trbo option I am considering

    But he's $116k more expensive. Stretches the definition of "similar price"
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    Post by mattnz Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:07 am

    @WT Winfield wrote:

    I tend to factor it in, but possibly a misguided thought process. I wasn't keen on Trbo initially this week, but came around when seeing the other upgrades that could be made. Basically comes down to price for me, if they're cheap enough then it's worth the risk.

    I can understand others being wary because the injuries have been a constant for Trbo, but the string of posts questioning his scoring ability seemed off.
    If you looked at the guys with the highest likely recurring injury risk coming into the season it is pretty sorry reading, Turbo, Friend, Matterson and Cordner.
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    Post by multiple.scoregasms Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:14 am

    @mattnz wrote:
    If you looked at the guys with the highest likely recurring injury risk coming into the season it is pretty sorry reading, Turbo, Friend, Matterson and Cordner.

    Based on what? Liddle is way more injury prone than all of those guys

    Since Liddle's debut in late 2016, his injury checklist has included a season-ending shoulder injury in late 2017 that impacted his 2018 season and a full knee blowout that included a ruptured ACL in late 2019 that sidelined him for another year.

    Moylan has an injury list longer than most team lists on his own and is still playing
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    Post by Mr Snrub Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:19 am

    You know I think I'm changing my mind on Turbo and having a WFB on the INT. Laurie is averaging 46 which is actually a fair deal better than some of my other options.

    Would still feel strange having 4 scoring WFB's in a week though.
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    Post by mattnz Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:20 am

    @multiple.scoregasms wrote:

    Based on what? Liddle is way more injury prone than all of those guys

    Since Liddle's debut in late 2016, his injury checklist has included a season-ending shoulder injury in late 2017 that impacted his 2018 season and a full knee blowout that included a ruptured ACL in late 2019 that sidelined him for another year.

    Moylan has an injury list longer than most team lists on his own and is still playing

    As stated, based on those most impacted by recurring injuries. Liddle's don't seem to be recurring, more a series of one off injuries. Moylan does have recurring injuries, but the strike rate for those most likely is huge.
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    Post by Mulvy Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:33 am

    @multiple.scoregasms wrote:

    Will probably be one of my centres for the run home

    Bulldogs second half of year draw way better than opening draw too, if you go for that sort of thing.
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    Post by WT2K Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:36 am

    Sheesh, 31 degrees and 70% humidity at broncs captains run.

    Haas going through Ramadan too.
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    Post by Mulvy Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:39 am

    @Mr Snrub wrote:You know I think I'm changing my mind on Turbo and having a WFB on the INT. Laurie is averaging 46 which is actually a fair deal better than some of my other options.

    Would still feel strange having 4 scoring WFB's in a week though.  

    I figure there always seems to be somebody out, so having a spare is good if you have a WFB out, or because WFBs can be boom bust they could be useful for looping given there always seems to be a red dot somewhere.

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